During the last 15 years, high schools students throughout the United States have steadily been gaining more weight. In fact, a 2013 survey revealed about 13% of students were obese and nearly 17% were overweight. With this growth in… Read More
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Instead of buying produce from far-away farms, buy locally to eat fresh fruits and vegetables and boost the local economy. While the typical supermarket produce can travel up to 2,000 miles, locally grown harvest only travels about 50… Read More
Whether it’s the needles, time, or even blood itself, less than 10% of the population able to donate blood does so. Even though many feel uncomfortable donating blood, there are almost no risks, except a minor pinch from the… Read More
Have you considered how winter months can present their own specific safety considerations throughout the home? Learn how to protect yourself and your family by minimizing the risk of fires and other hazards. Heating the Home Fireplaces At the… Read More
Don’t let winter’s cold weather freeze your conservation-friendly habits; use the following tips to stay sustainable.
Many people set goals to lose weight in the New Year, but healthy weight loss means adopting better, healthier habits. While improving eating habits or adding exercise can be difficult, setting realistic goals can make changing your lifestyle easier.A… Read More
Winter isn’t as brutal in Florida compared to other states, but you still may have to heat your home to stay warm. Unfortunately, heating can be expensive and waste energy. Follow these suggestions to save money and energy while heating… Read More
From amaryllis to poinsettias to orchids, people often give and receive decorative plants throughout the holiday season. Many of these plants can last long past the holidays, but only if you care for them properly. Use the following tips… Read More
Lighting accounts for about 10 percent of a home’s energy bill and is a main source of internal heat. Fortunately, you can decrease your energy bill and increase lighting efficiency with compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. CFLs convert… Read More
For many people, the holidays are the happiest time of the year. However, for some people, holidays can also be stressful or even depressing. Use these suggestions to keep your spirits high this holiday season.